Jack Benny (born Benjamin Kubelsky February 14, 1894 - December 26, 1974) was an American comedian, vaudevillian, and actor for radio, television, and film.Widely recognized as one of the leading American entertainers of the 20th century, Benny was known for his comic timing and his ability to get laughs with either a pregnant pause or a single expression, such as his signature exasperated "Well!" His radio and television programs, tremendously popular in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s,... Topics: Jack Benny, classic radio, CCMR TV, comic, laughs
(143 Episodes) Update: ** Episode information added to all uploads prior to Jan 05, 2011 JACK BENNY (Feb 14, 1894 – Dec 26, 1974): Jack Benny, born Benjamin Kubelsky, was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television, and film actor. Widely recognized as one of the leading American entertainers of the 20th century, Benny played the role of the comic penny-pinching miser, insisting on remaining 39 years old on stage despite his actual age, and often (although an accomplished violinist)... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 17 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Wartime, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy, OTR Comedian, * Jack Benny, OTRadio CBS,...
NBC hour-long special, which was broadcast on November 13, 1965. Guests include Bob Hope, Elke Sommer, Walt Disney, and the Beach Boys. Cast: Jack Benny Bob Hope Elke Sommer Walt Disney Brian Wilson Beach Boys Dennis Wilson Beach Boys Carl Wilson Beach Boys Al Jardine Beach Boys Mike Love Beach Boys John Ireland Naomi Stevens Writers: George Balzer Hal Goldman Al Gordon Sam Perrin favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: classic tv, Jack Benny, Elke Sommer, Bob Hope, Beach Boys, Walt Disney
Jack just can't believe his press agent has come up with an "I Can't Stand Jack Benny Because..." contest to give away 10,000 dollars in Victory Bonds, with Fred Allen as the judge. Topics: Jack Benny Program, Jack Benny, Comedy, Old Time Radio, OTR
The complete surviving 1939 broadcasts, from original recordings of the program as it went on the air live, without modern remastering or reconditioning. There will be occasional flaws in the recordings but there are few flaws in the performances of Jack Benny and company, who were, by now, long enough established as masters of comic timing. Cast: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson (Rochester), Kenny Baker through 18 June, Dennis Day as of 8 October, Don Wilson... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Jack Benny, Jell-O, old-time radio, comedy, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Don Wilson, Kenny Baker,...
March 4th 1962 of the Jack Benny Show, with special guests: Violinist Toni Marcus, and singer Julie London. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Jack Benny, Classic Television
An annual event on Jack Benny's radio show, Jack takes a trip to the local department store, only to run into some familiar characters. Notice Mel Blanc in his usual role as the salesmen unfortunate enough to have to wait on Jack, again, again, and again! IMDB for Jack Benny's Christmas Show Director: James V. Kern Writers: George Balzer, Hal Goldman Original Air Date: 18 December 1960 (Season 11, Episode 9) Jack Benny ... Jack Benny Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson ... Rochester Van Jones Don Wilson... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: jack benny, eddie anderson, dennis day, christmas, classic tv
NBC hour-long special, which was broadcast on November 13, 1965. Guests include Bob Hope, Elke Sommer, Walt Disney, and the Beach Boys. Cast: Jack Benny Bob Hope Elke Sommer Walt Disney Brian Wilson Beach Boys Dennis Wilson Beach Boys Carl Wilson Beach Boys Al Jardine Beach Boys Mike Love Beach Boys John Ireland Naomi Stevens Writers: George Balzer Hal Goldman Al Gordon Sam Perrin Topic: The Jack Benny Hour
An early episode of "The Jack Benny Program", telecast 30 November 1952 on CBS. This episode is complete with the original commercials for Lucky Strike cigarettes. (this had been uploaded before by someone else. But I decided to upload a copy myself. I hope that's OK) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, The Jack Benny Program, The Jack Benny Show, Jack Benny, Comedy, Early...
Jack talks about a new movie he'll be in that captures the "True Benny", but Mary has her own idea for a movie for Jack. Jack and the cast perform a play called "Behind The Front Page" or "Scoop Benny Scoop." Topics: Jack Benny, Comedy, Old Time Radio, OTR
The cast congratulates Jack on his 5th year on the radio. Mary dedicates a poem to Jack, and Kenny dedicates a song to him. A reporter interviews Jack for his anniversary. The cast performs another Buck Benny episode, with Andy Devine. Topics: Jack Benny Program, Jack Benny, Andy Devine, Comedy, Old Time Radio, OTR
Jack Benny and Dennis Day star in this 1968 commercial for Texaco. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Jack Benny, Dennis Day, Texaco, gas, gasoline, 1968, 1960s, 60s
Episode of "The Jack Benny program" with his guest Liberace. With commercials - LSMFT. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, CBC, 1950's Television, Live Television, Kinescope, Lucky Strike, Jack Benny, 1954,...
Jack Benny USO Show from Cairo, Egypt on September 13, 1943. Not sure if this was broadcast on AFRS? favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: World War, 1939-1945, United Service Organizations (U.S.), World War II, 1943, WWII, OTR, Jack...
When Jack Benny has George Burns' son Ronnie on, Don Wilson becomes mad that Jack hasn't had his son, Harlo on. Season 8, Episode 15 (1958) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Jack Benny, Ronnie Burns
Welcome back friends to the Retro Radio Memories podcast! Each week we will briefly discuss a classic old time radio show before sharing said program with you listeners. This week we present an Easter themed episode of the Jack Benny Program from 1953 entitled "The Easter Parade". Topics: Comedy, Jack Benny, Bob Crosby, Mel Blanc, Old Time Radio, Nostalgia, Retro, Podcast
Rare footage of Jack Benny, Carole Landis, June Bruner, Larry Adler, and Martha Tilton entertaining the troops during World War 2 ~ You can see more Carole Landis @ http://www.carolelandis.net Topics: carole landis, jack benny, martha tilton, june bruner, larry adler, war, kiss
Jack is sick with a cold that he got from Carmichael, so Rochester has to play nursemaid to them both. Mary tells Jack that Fred Allen claims Benny is actually a fake, and that his real name is Maxwell Stroud. Topics: Jack Benny, Comedy, Old Time Radio, OTR